The world can get pretty stressful and it’s good to have a cosy bolthole where you can get away from it all.

Well, this three-bedroom cottage by the canal, just outside Bath , is the perfect place to get some headspace. It’s the kind of spot where Kenneth Grahame might have written The Wind in the Willows.

And who could blame him, if he had? Those far-reaching views from Claverton across the Limpley Stoke Valley are just begging to be jotted down, painted or turned into a song.

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A little closer to home, you have the gentle waters of the canal to explore, or your very own garden amounting to a third of an acre. While the exterior of Mill Cottage is traditional, inside, this house has been refurbished in a contemporary style with all the mod-cons – like underfloor heating.

Wooden floors and countertops add warmth to the modern interior and the living-room fireplace makes a lovely feature. Upstairs, you’ll find three good-sized bedrooms with wooden floors and a feature wall of exposed stone.

Don’t take our word for it, view the picture gallery below to see inside.

Outside, wooden decking makes the most of the views, giving you the sunny spot to relax in summer. Wonderful walks are close at hand – along the riverbank, the canal towpath, or in the rolling countryside which surrounds the village.

At £450, 000, it’s well below the average in Claverton. Last year, the majority of sales in the village during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £627, 349. Mill Cottage is detached and has its own garden too, making it a steal.

If this sounds like your perfect canalside home, find out more info here .

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